Notice of SAMHSA's Ceasing Publication of Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs) and Requests for Applications (RFAs) in the Federal Register, 369 [05-34]

Download as PDF 369 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 2 / Tuesday, January 4, 2005 / Notices Guidelines published in the Federal Register on April 13, 2004 (69 FR 19644). After receiving DOT certification, the laboratory will be included in the monthly list of HHS certified laboratories and participate in the NLCP certification maintenance program. Pat Bransford, Acting Executive Officer, SAMHSA. [FR Doc. 05–3 Filed 1–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Notice of SAMHSA’s Ceasing Publication of Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs) and Requests for Applications (RFAs) in the Federal Register Consistent with the Department of Health and Human Services management objectives, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces a change in its practice of publishing notices of grant funding availability in the Federal Register. Rather than continue publishing NOFAs and RFAs in the Federal Register, SAMHSA will instead post notices of funding availability only on http:// www.Grants.gov and http:// www.samhsa.gov. Only single source or limited competition announcements will continue to be published in the Federal Register. This change will be effective January 3, 2005. Applicants should be aware that all the necessary information to apply for grant funds will continue to be available at SAMHSA’s two national clearinghouses: The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug SUMMARY: Information (NCADI)—1–800–729– 6686—for substance abuse prevention or treatment grants; and the National Mental Health Information Center—1– 800–789–CMHS (2647)—for mental health grants. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathy J. Friedman, M.A., SAMHSA, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 8–1097, Rockville, MD 20857; phone (240) 276– 2316; E-mail: cathy.friedman@samhsa.hhs.gov. Dated: December 28, 2004. Daryl Kade, Director, Office of Policy, Planning and Budget, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. [FR Doc. 05–34 Filed 1–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY stakeholders of the National Fire Programs (NFP), a part of the United States Fire Administration (USFA). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As an entity of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the mission of the USFA is to reduce life and economic losses due to fire and related hazards. The NFP, within the USFA, oversees the development of campaigns, products, services, curriculum and doctrine for leadership development training and educational courses. These programs are designed to increase the capacity and interoperability of the fire and emergency services on prevention, mitigation, and response to local emergencies and preparedness for consequences of day-to-day and larger scale disasters. Collection of Information Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed new information collections. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), this notice seeks comments concerning the need to collect program information from Title: National Fire Programs (NFP) Stakeholders Interview. Type of Information Collection: New collection. OMB Number: 1660–NEW14. Form Numbers: None. Abstract: Consistent with performance-based management practices, the NFP is developing a comprehensive Strategic Business and Implementation Plan. This information collection will capture stakeholders’ perspective critical to the NFP’s ability to plan effectively and deliver demanddriven products and services. Data findings will be used to: (1) Support the development of the Strategic Business and Implementation Plan, and (2) set customer service standards. Affected Public: State, local and Tribal governments, and Not-for-Profit Institutions. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 50 hours. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 2 (Tuesday, January 4, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 05-34]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Notice of SAMHSA's Ceasing Publication of Notices of Funding 
Availability (NOFAs) and Requests for Applications (RFAs) in the 
Federal Register

SUMMARY: Consistent with the Department of Health and Human Services 
management objectives, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services 
Administration (SAMHSA) announces a change in its practice of 
publishing notices of grant funding availability in the Federal 
Register. Rather than continue publishing NOFAs and RFAs in the Federal 
Register, SAMHSA will instead post notices of funding availability only 
on http://www.Grants.gov and http://www.samhsa.gov. Only single source 
or limited competition announcements will continue to be published in 
the Federal Register. This change will be effective January 3, 2005.
    Applicants should be aware that all the necessary information to 
apply for grant funds will continue to be available at SAMHSA's two 
national clearinghouses: The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and 
Drug Information (NCADI)--1-800-729-6686--for substance abuse 
prevention or treatment grants; and the National Mental Health 
Information Center--1-800-789-CMHS (2647)--for mental health grants.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathy J. Friedman, M.A., SAMHSA, 1 
Choke Cherry Road, Room 8-1097, Rockville, MD 20857; phone (240) 276-
2316; E-mail: cathy.friedman@samhsa.hhs.gov.

    Dated: December 28, 2004.
Daryl Kade,
Director, Office of Policy, Planning and Budget, Substance Abuse and 
Mental Health Services Administration.
[FR Doc. 05-34 Filed 1-3-05; 8:45 am]
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